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Political Scientists in Maine

Is Maine a good place for you to work as a Political Scientist?

$67,760 Median Salary
  • Political Scientists in Maine earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Political Scientists Work in Maine?

In Maine, there were 40 people working as Political Scientists in the year 2018.

There were 50 Political Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 90 Political Scientists working in it, which means Maine has fewer Political Scientists than average.


What do Political Scientists Make in Maine?

In 2018 wages for Political Scientists ranged from $45,660 to $114,130 with $67,760 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.95 to $54.87. The median hourly rate was $32.58.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.65 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.93.

The median salary in Maine is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Maine Metros for Political Scientists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Political Scientists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Portland-South Portland, ME 40 $69,900

Top States for Political Scientists Employment

View the list below to see where most Political Scientists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia 3,220 $123,130
Virginia 1,030 $141,340
Texas 220 $88,070
California 160 $63,970
Washington 110 $76,660
Pennsylvania 100 $89,170
Maryland 90 $129,870
New York 90 $124,620
Michigan 60 $76,560
Massachusetts 50 $82,110
Illinois 50 $81,390
Florida 40 $88,470
Maine 40 $67,760

Below are the states where Political Scientists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Virginia $141,340
Maryland $129,870
New York $124,620
District of Columbia $123,130
Pennsylvania $89,170
Florida $88,470
Texas $88,070
Massachusetts $82,110
Illinois $81,390
Washington $76,660

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